Summary of the book, ‘Extreme Ownership’ by Jocko Willinck and Leif Babin – leadership lessons from Navy SEALS. any inspiring, practical and motivational primer on leadership harnessed by the authors from the battlegrounds of Iraq which applies to any leadership situation including the corporate world.
The pace of technology adoption is getting faster and the time period for a new technology to become mainstream is getting shorter – it took 40 years for electrical power to be present in 90% of US households but only 24 years for computers and 10 years for social media usage.
The US unemployment report for Aug showed the 2nd biggest monthly drop in US unemployment after a 2.2% reduction that occurred in June 2020. However there are a three caveats to the impressive rebound; biggest increase was driven by temporary hiring for 20202 Census and the permanent job losses continued to rise while the number of long term unemployed hardly moved.
The share of mortgages that are 90 days past due is now at a 10-year high and almost a third of the homeowners expect to miss their payments in coming months in some states.
Junk Bonds Second quarter 2020 had a massive amount of debt issuance across High Yield (HY) and Investment Grade (IG) ratings and the month of
US Jobless claims and monthly unemployment data There is an expectation that the worst of the economic effects of the pandemic are behind us and